SOAS University of London

Japanese Speech Contest: Spoken Business Japanese

Dedicated to the memory of the late Sir Peter Parker

We are delighted to announce that the 31st SPPA will take place on Tuesday 8 November 2022 at SOAS.

Prize winners for the 30th Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese

First Prize winner:

Mr Zhihang Wang (Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies)

Topic: Back to the Heartland: Business Opportunities in Central Asia for Japan and Europe

Second Prize winner: 

Mr Ben Jones (BJ Translation LTD)

Topic: Interpreting Japanese / English business discussions

Third Prize winner:

Mr Samy Narrainen (Jagex Games Studio)

Topic: Improving the image of Japanese work-life

Special prize winner:

Mr Viv Paranjape (Inconvo)

Topic: Like sugar in milk: Immigration and Integration.

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Prizewinners and finalists of previous years: